Cardiac Surgery Services in New Zealand - Cardiac Surgery Service Development Working Group Report

Published online: 
02 October 2008

Summary

This report aims to review:
 

  • the current level of cardiac surgery provision in New Zealand compared to other countries
  • variation in provision of cardiac surgery by region within New Zealand
  • where in New Zealand the cardiac surgery is provided
  • the level of cardiac surgery provision that should be provided in New Zealand
  • the quality of service to patients, especially in relation to safety, adequacy, fairness, clarity and timeliness.
  • critical success factors and barriers to access and provision of services
  • options for overcoming barriers and improving service delivery
  • further information that needs to be collected to more effectively monitor and manage the provision of cardiac surgery services.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    02 October 2008
  • Hardcopy date of publication:
    02 October 2008
  • Citation:
    Ministry of Health. 2008. Cardiac Surgery Services in New Zealand - Cardiac Surgery Service Development Working Group Report. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
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